Summer Fun Guide

Bark-n-Splash Bash

Bark N Splash Bash

Give your best friend a break! Bring your dog for an afternoon of fun at the Bark-n-Splash Bash! Hosted by Lakewood Recreation, these are the last days the outdoor pools are open, which means your pooch will finally have a chance to cool off! 


August 23 & 24 - Morse Park Pool 

September 6 - Carmody Outdoor Pool 


Registration is $5 in advance, $10 day of event. To register, please call 303-987-7830. 


Due to health department regulations, people will not be allowed to get in the water with the dogs. 

Outdoor Pools and Splash Parks

Outdoor Pools
Need to beat the heat? Head to a City of Lakewood pool or splash park! Outdoor pools open in late May at Carmody Recreation Center, Glennon Heights Park and Morse Park and stay open through Labor Day. Looking to cool of with younger kids? Visit the splash pads at Ray Ross Park or Surfside Spray Park!

Bear Creek Lake Park Naturalist Programs

Naturalist Programs
Get outdoors this summer with Bear Creek Lake Park Naturalist programs! With events such as guided night hikes, fishing and star parties, Bear Creek Lake park has an event for every outdoor interest! 

9, Wine & Dine at Homestead Golf Course

9, Wine & Dine

Enjoy an evening of golf and great food at Homestead Golf Course's 9, Wine & Dine night! $49 gets you nine holes with cart, dinner and drink. (Tax & tip are included!) Grab your spouse, a friend, or join us solo for a fun night on the links. Space is limited, call the Homestead pro shop at 720.963.5181 to reserve your spot today.

Upcoming 9, Wine & Dine nights:
September 12


Lakewood's Trail Running Series

Trail Running Series
Join us this fall at Bear Creek Lake Park for Lakewood's popular Trail Running Series! Race distances vary, but are no shorter than 4 miles and no longer than 8 miles. All races are at 6 p.m. and will start and end at Pelican Point. Park entry is free to registered runners.

Race Dates:
September 3
September 10
September 17
September 24

Registration is $60 before September 1, and $65 after. Individual races are $25. Registration opens July 25, and includes either a race shirt or vest.

FREE Kids Fitness Challenge

Kids Fitness Challenge

Saturday, September 6 at O'Kane Park 

Let the games begin! Join Lakewood Recreation at O'Kane Park Shelter #2 for a morning of fun fitness activities and healthy snacks! Wear your sports clothes and sneakers and get ready to break a sweat. Parents can join in on the fun too! No registration is needed. In the event of inclement weather, call the weather hotline at 303.987.7078 for updates.   

Contact Information:

Community Resources Department
Civic Center South
480 S. Allison Pkwy.
Lakewood, CO 80226
Direct: 303-987-7800 | Email: